Vegetable Oil Based Polymers

The growing need to find a sustainable, environmentally-friendly replacement for petroleum-based materials is fuelling the development of bio-based polymers from renewable resources. Amongst the most promising of these are vegetable oil-based polymeric materials. Vegetable oil-based polymers provides a comprehensive review of the research in this important field. After an introduction to classification and polymerization, Vegetable oil-based polymers goes on to review the factors involved in polymer biodegradation. The extraction, purification and application of vegetable oils are then explored, along with vegetable oil-based polyesters and poly(ester amide)s, polyurethanes and epoxies. The book then reviews polyamides, polyolefins and vegetable oil-based hyperbranched polymers. It concludes with an analysis of vegetable oil-based polymer composites and polymer nanocomposites. Vegetable oil-based polymers is an indispensable guide for all those involved in the research and development of biopolymers as well as the wide range of industries looking for more sustainable polymer materials. Provides a comprehensive review of recent research in the area of vegetable oil-based polymeric materials Discusses vegetable oils and their derivatives, biodegradable polymers and the fundamentals of polymers Explores the extraction, purification and application of vegetable oils, along with vegetable oil-based polyesters and poly(ester amide)s, polyurethanes and epoxies

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  • Author : Niranjan Karak
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 336 pages
  • ISBN : 0857097148
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Vegetable Oil-Based Polymers

Vegetable Oil-Based Polymers
  • Author : Niranjan Karak
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 10 July 2012
GET THIS BOOKVegetable Oil-Based Polymers

The growing need to find a sustainable, environmentally-friendly replacement for petroleum-based materials is fuelling the development of bio-based polymers from renewable resources. Amongst the most promising of these are vegetable oil-based polymeric materials. Vegetable oil-based polymers provides a comprehensive review of the research in this important field. After an introduction to classification and polymerization, Vegetable oil-based polymers goes on to review the factors involved in polymer biodegradation. The extraction, purification and application of vegetable oils are then explored, along with

Green Materials from Plant Oils

Green Materials from Plant Oils
  • Author : Zengshe Liu,George Kraus
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release : 12 November 2014
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Finding alternatives to fossil feedstocks is increasing in importance with the challenges of global warming, increasing oil prices and depleting fossil fuel reserves that we currently face. Today, plant oils are important renewable raw materials for the chemical industry and are heavily used for surfactants, cosmetic products and lubricants. This book covers the green chemistry of products and intermediates synthesised from plant oils. Photo-initiated polymerisation and polymerization of vegetable oils in environmental media are covered as well as click reactions

Bio-Based Plant Oil Polymers and Composites

Bio-Based Plant Oil Polymers and Composites
  • Author : Samy Madbouly,Chaoqun Zhang,Michael R. Kessler
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release : 27 August 2015
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Bio-based Plant Oil Polymers and Composites provides engineers and materials scientists a useful framework to help take advantage of the latest research conducted in this rapidly advancing field—enabling them to develop and commercialize their own products quickly and more successfully. Plant oil is one of the most attractive options as a substitute for non-renewable resources in polymers and composites, and is producing materials with very promising thermomechanical properties relative to traditional, petroleum-based polymers. In addition to critical processing and

Monomers, Polymers and Composites from Renewable Resources

Monomers, Polymers and Composites from Renewable Resources
  • Author : Mohamed Naceur Belgacem,Alessandro Gandini
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 10 October 2011
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The progressive dwindling of fossil resources, coupled with the drastic increase in oil prices, have sparked a feverish activity in search of alternatives based on renewable resources for the production of energy. Given the predominance of petroleum- and carbon-based chemistry for the manufacture of organic chemical commodities, a similar preoccupation has recently generated numerous initiatives aimed at replacing these fossil sources with renewable counterparts. In particular, major efforts are being conducted in the field of polymer science and technology to

Bio-based Polyols and Polyurethanes

Bio-based Polyols and Polyurethanes
  • Author : Yebo Li,Xiaolan Luo,Shengjun Hu
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 07 August 2015
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This brief outlines the most recent advances in the production of polyols and polyurethanes from renewable resources, mainly vegetable oils, lignocellulosic biomass, starch, and protein. The typical processes for the production of polyols from each of the above mentioned feedstocks are introduced and the properties of the resultant polyols and polyurethanes are also discussed.

Handbook of Composites from Renewable Materials, Polymeric Composites

Handbook of Composites from Renewable Materials, Polymeric Composites
  • Author : Vijay Kumar Thakur,Manju Kumari Thakur,Michael R. Kessler
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 16 March 2017
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The Handbook of Composites From Renewable Materials comprises a set of 8 individual volumes that brings an interdisciplinary perspective to accomplish a more detailed understanding of the interplay between the synthesis, structure, characterization, processing, applications and performance of these advanced materials. The handbook covers a multitude of natural polymers/ reinforcement/ fillers and biodegradable materials. Together, the 8 volumes total at least 5000 pages and offers a unique publication. This 6th volume Handbook is solely focused on Polymeric Composites. Some of the important topics

Silicon-Based Polymers and Materials

Silicon-Based Polymers and Materials
  • Author : Jerzy J. Chruściel
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release : 21 March 2022
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Silicon based materials and polymers are made of macromolecular organosilicones. These materials make up products in a variety of industries and products. This book covers the types of silicon-based materials that can be used to make up polymers including POSS, silicones, and organosilicon ligands. This book is ideal for researchers and as such covers the industrial perspective of using each class of material.

Antimicrobial Polymer-Based Materials for Food Packaging Applications

Antimicrobial Polymer-Based Materials for Food Packaging Applications
  • Author : Ana María Díez-Pascual
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release : 17 June 2020
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Antimicrobial packaging has recently attracted a great deal of interest from the food industry due to the boost in consumer demand for minimally-processed, preservative-free products. Antimicrobial polymeric packaging systems can be considered an emerging technology that could have an important impact on shelf life extension and food safety. Novel polymeric-based packaging materials are continually being developed. This book collects carefully chosen examples of the most recent and relevant advances in the preparation and characterization of antimicrobial composites for food packaging

Bio-Based Polymers and Composites

Bio-Based Polymers and Composites
  • Author : Richard Wool,Xiuzhi Susan Sun
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 August 2011
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Bio-Based Polymers and Composites is the first book systematically describing the green engineering, chemistry and manufacture of biobased polymers and composites derived from plants. This book gives a thorough introduction to bio-based material resources, availability, sustainability, biobased polymer formation, extraction and refining technologies, and the need for integrated research and multi-disciplinary working teams. It provides an in-depth description of adhesives, resins, plastics, and composites derived from plant oils, proteins, starches, and natural fibers in terms of structures, properties, manufacturing, and

Properties and Applications of Polymer Nanocomposites

Properties and Applications of Polymer Nanocomposites
  • Author : Deba Kumar Tripathy,Bibhu Prasad Sahoo
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 07 May 2017
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The aim of the present edited book is to furnish scientific information about manufacturing, properties, and application of clay and carbon based polymer nanocomposites. It can be used as handbook for undergraduate and post graduate courses (for example material science and engineering, polymer science and engineering, rubber technology, manufacturing engineering, etc.) as well as as reference book for research fellows and professionals. Polymer nanocomposites have received outstanding importance in the present decade because of their broad range of high-performance applications

Functional Biopolymers

Functional Biopolymers
  • Author : Vijay Kumar Thakur,Manju Kumari Thakur
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 25 October 2017
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This book presents the synthesis, processing and application of selected functional biopolymers as new advanced materials. It reviews theoretical advances as well as experimental results, opening new avenues for researchers in the field of polymers and sustainable materials. The book covers various aspects, including the structural analysis of functional biopolymers based materials; functional biopolymer blends; films, fibers, foams, composites and different advanced applications. A special emphasis is on cellulose-based functional polymers, but other types of functional biopolymers (e.g. from

Nanomaterials and Polymer Nanocomposites

Nanomaterials and Polymer Nanocomposites
  • Author : Niranjan Karak
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 24 October 2018
GET THIS BOOKNanomaterials and Polymer Nanocomposites

Nanomaterials and Polymer Nanocomposites: Raw Materials to Applications brings together the most recent research in nanoparticles and polymer nanocomposites for a range of applications. The book's coverage is comprehensive, starting with synthesis techniques, then moving to characterization and applications of several different classes of nanomaterial and nanoparticle in nanocomposites. By presenting different nanomaterials, such as metal and metal oxides, clay and POSS, carbon nanotubes, cellulose and bio-based polymers in a structured manner, the book enables an efficient comparison of properties

Bio-Based Epoxy Polymers, Blends, and Composites

Bio-Based Epoxy Polymers, Blends, and Composites
  • Author : Jyotishkumar Parameswaranpillai,Sanjay Mavinkere Rangappa,Suchart Siengchin,Seno Jose
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 07 January 2021
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State-of-the-art overview on bioepoxy polymers as well as their blends and composites -- covering all aspects from fundamentals to applications! Bioepoxy polymers is an emerging area and have attracted more and more attention due to their biodegradability and good thermo-mechanical performance. In recent years, research progress has been made in synthesis, processing, characterization, and applications of bioepoxy blends and composites. Bioepoxy polymers are very promising candidates to replace the traditional thermosetting nonbiodegradable polymers. Bio-Based Epoxy Polymers, Blends and Composites summaries

Sustainable Production and Applications of Waterborne Polyurethanes

Sustainable Production and Applications of Waterborne Polyurethanes
  • Author : Inamuddin,Rajender Boddula,Anish Khan
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 21 November 2021
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This edited book compiles all category viewpoints in waterborne polyurethanes (WPUs) dispersions, composites, characterizing techniques, and allied applications such as coatings, adhesives, sealants, anticorrosive, flame-retardant, and biomedical applications. The book brings together panels of highly accomplished experts in the field of advanced polymers for versatile applications. It encompasses basic studies and addresses topics of novel issues which cover all the aspects in one place. The book is an invaluable guide to newcomers, research scholars, professors, and R&D industrial experts